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Crains New York – De Blasio warns city may revoke Spectrum’s franchise agreement amid labor dispute

2017-10-05T20:17:35+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday morning appeared to threaten to revoke the franchise of one of the city’s largest cable and internet providers—a company locked in a bitter battle with the union that represents its employees […]

New York Daily News – Unions organize picnic to relieve strikers against Charter Communications from picket line for a day

2017-10-05T20:23:28+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

…A picnic on Saturday organized by supportive unions gave 1,800 IBEW Local 3 members a chance to relax and have some fun away from the picket lines they’ve been walking since March 28….The Local 3 strike fund has been getting generous donations and Saturday’s picnic is another morale booster from supportive unions […]

New York Daily News – Spectrum cable workers dispute brings in federal mediator to help end union’s three-month strike

2017-10-05T20:25:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|

… Numerous city officials, including Mayor de Blasio on a recent appearance on NY1 — which is owned by Spectrum-Time Warner Cable — have called for an end to the protracted labor dispute. […]

Deadline – Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge Made $98.5M In 2016

2017-10-05T20:21:09+00:00 March 18th, 2017|

…The company says, in a statement, that with the deals for Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks it’s “roughly four times larger than the legacy company.”… Charter Communications’ Tom Rutledge is the odds-on favorite to be deemed last year’s highest-paid media CEO with an astronomically high $98.5 million package[…]